My Rush Experience

My entire life, I have been somewhat of a reserved person. I don’t like showing people my entire personality until I really get to know them because I have always feared the judgment of others. As a child, I grew up with one sister and then I had a few neighbors that were on my…

Encouraging the Heart

Being a leader in whatever you do, you always have to think of others before yourself. The way that you treat the people that you are leading is very vital in the way that they are going to carry out their work. Providing support and positive feedback is giving people the reassurance that they are…

Let’s Have a Friendly Debate(COM267L)

Before entering this class, I was fairly excited because my entire life, I had always loved to debate and be a part of arguments because I always thought that I was somewhat good at holding my own in an argument. I was interested to learn how to debate and really get an idea of how…

Making Meaningful Connections

Two months into college and I am here thinking about all the people that I have met and all the friendships that I have made. Im sitting here realizing that there are so many people out there that I have yet to meet and make a connection with. Not only as a Leader Advancement Scholar…

Leadership is Action, Not Position (Spark Leadership)

Spark Leadership is an entire day of joining together with leaders from all around campus and spending the day getting to know each other and the different types of leadership styles that they have. As a part of my leadership advancement scholarship, it is required that we go to one of the spark leadership conferences…

Mentor/Mentee Retreat

  As a freshman in LAS, you are blessed with the opportunity to have a mentor from the class above you in which they are able to help you with about pretty much anything. Although we have just gotten to meet our cohort, we have yet to really get to know many from the cohort…